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Indian Institute of Science Bangalore | IISC

IISC ranks among top universities in the world


Indian Institute of ScienceIISC (Indian institute of sciences, Bangalore) has been listed in the global employability list that has been released in 2012 occupying 35th place as one among the top most worldwide universities offering qualified employees to organizations. One year before it was in the 134th position and was able to leap almost 100 positions to claim the 35th rank in 2012. All over India IISC is the only institute that has been honored with this recognition.

A French consultancy “Emerging” and a German research organization “Trendence” have in collaboration conducted two online surveys on the universities offering most eligible employees to the organizations and have shortlisted 150 universities in their list. IISC has been shortlisted as one among the 150 universities in this prestigious list.

As part of the survey hundreds of human resources managers of different organizations were questioned regarding what kind of qualities and skills they have been looking forward in freshers applying for a job to their companies. At the same time details of the universities offering ideal candidates for the companies are also listed. In the first phase of the survey almost 2500 recruiters from 20 countries have participated in this program. In the second phase top management of different organizations from 10 other countries are also made part in the survey to come up with the list of most significant worldwide top 150 universities offering best suitable employable candidates to the companies.

Development of IISC

IISC has a history of 103 years evolving over a period of time as the most remarkable institution enhancing its standards along the journey. The institution is the brain child of J.N.Tata who in 1896 has visions of developing a research university that ultimately turned out as Indian institute of science (IISC), Bangalore by may 27th 1909. Unfortunately though Tata died in the year 1904 the institute was established realizing to his vision. Great legends like CV Raman, Homi Baba, Vikram Sarabhai, Satish Dhavan have worked as directors to this institution making it one among the world class universities.
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The institute of IISC had initially begun with two departments like General and Applied chemistry and Electro-technology which now offers masters degrees, PhD’s, Integrated PhD’s (post Bsc) in various departments of engineering. Recently 4 years a bachelor in science (B.S) undergraduate course has been introduced in the institution. For research work all latest and highly equipped labs and libraries are available to conduct research or refer books. According to the latest developments in engineering science many new courses have been introduced in the IISC in disciplines of mathematical sciences, Nano technology, PhDs in engineering and new courses in Bio engineering are started. Recently courses like MTech in transportation engineering, master program in management with technology management as a major and business analytics have also been started. IISC has also established new centers in the fields of earth sciences, climate change and neuroscience. It is also encouraging postdoctoral researches in different fields of science and engineering.

Research programs in IISC

Every year IISC is granting almost 250 PhDs and M.Sc. engineering certificates to the students.
To join in the research programs candidates should have degree or master’s degree in the relevant subject. Along with the above one should also have to qualify in any of the following national exams like GATE, CSIR- UGC net for JRF, UGC net for JRF, DBT-JRF, ICMR-JRF, JEST, NBHM or IISC entrance test.  However this exam is not mandatory for master degree holders which shall be considered as an additional qualification.

IISC Science department

IISC is offering research programs in 14 different science subjects like Bio chemistry, Molecular reproduction, Development and genesis, Center for ecological sciences, Microbiology and Cell biology, Biological and chemical sciences in molecular biophysics, physical and chemical sciences, neuro sciences, inorganic chemistry in inorganic and physical chemistry, physical chemistry, theoretical chemistry, materials and organic chemistry. However one can only apply to any of the three programs for their research work.

IISC Engineering department

In this discipline IISC is offering PhD or Msc engineering courses. Candidates who have done Mtech, ME, Msc engineering or any equivalent qualification are only allowed to apply for the PhD programs. Candidates who have done their BE or Btech can join in the PhD or Msc engineering courses but they should clear any of the following entrance tests like GATE, joint CSIR-UGC NET FOR JRF, UGC NET FOR JRF, DBT JRF, ICMR-JRF, JEST, NBHM or IISC entrance exam. Candidates should also show their talent in interviews being held as part of the selection process.

Those with degrees like Bsc with physics/ chemistry/ mathematical sciences/ computer sciences/ electronics can also become eligible to join the above courses in case they are qualified in the AMIE or IETE exams. However candidates with AMIE or IETE diploma holders are not eligible. IISC is also offering PhD/Msc (engineering) in 16 divisions of computer science and automation, electrical communication engineering; center for nano sciences and engineering PhD programs.

IISC is also offering PhD courses under interdisciplinary program covering mathematical sciences, nano science and engineering and bio engineering divisions.

List of Top 35 Institutes and Universities in the world offering Best Qualified Employees


Rank
Institute / University
Country
1
Harvard University
America
2
Yale University
America
3
University of Cambridge
England
4
University of Oxford
England
5
Stanford University
America
6
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
America
7
Columbia University
America
8
Princeton University
America
9
Imperial College, London
England
10
Goethe University
Germany
11
Peking University
China
12
University of Heidelberg
Germany
13
HEC Paris
France
14
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Japan
15
London School of Economics
England
16
University College, London
England
17
Boston University
America
18
University Saint Galen
Switzerland
19
California Institute of Technology
America
20
Ecole Normale Supérieure
France
21
University of Chicago
America
22
Brown University
America
23
University of Tokyo
Japan
24
University of Toronto
Canada
25
University of California, Berkeley
America
26
Duke University
America
27
Ecole Polytechnique Paris
France
28
Fudan University
China
29
McGill University
Canada
30
University of Montreal
Canada
31
Ecole Des Mines, Paris
France
32
Monash University
Australia
33
Australian National University
Australia
34
Universidad De Navarra, IESE
Spain
35
Indian Institute of Science Bangalore
India

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